Did you know… F3 searches for the last thing you searched for? – #069


Obviously, you can press the Find Next button on the Find and Replace window,

Find next button

but you can also press F3 to search for the next instance and Shfit+F3 searches for the previous instance of the search string. 

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Comments (11)

  1. I saw few people’s VS IDE having … lines as prefix of code .. do you know how can I do it with my ide?

  2. Jarle Nygård says:

    The CTRL+F3 thing is genius! Pure genius! 🙂

  3. .NET Junkie says:

    Keep those tips coming Sara!

  4. rolkA says:

    Waoh, thank you, I was always doing ctrl+c, ctrl+f (<– go to find combo with my key bindings), ctrl+v.

    This will save time ^.^

  5. Let&#39;s say you are searching for some text, and you know about F3 and Shift+F3 , so you want the Ctrl

  6. Let’s say you are searching for some text, and you know about F3 and Shift+F3 , so you want the Ctrl+F

  7. Разумеется, вы можете просто нажать кнопку Find Next в поисковом диалоге, но вы также можете нажать F3

  8. Tip #0 Know your Keybindings! General Development Settings Searching Tips Tip #1 How to behold the power